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Stomach growling in quiet room. Why?

Stomach growling in quiet room. Why?

Nothing : Wrong with that, just embarrassing. We all get hungry at different times! ...Read more

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How to stop my stomach growling (without eating)?

How to stop my stomach growling (without eating)?

Drink water: Water can quiet those rumblings as it tells the stomach it is full and temporarily says "you are not hungry". Drinking 8 oz water before a meal can help reduce the amount you eat at a meal . This is helpful if you have a problem with portion control. ...Read more

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Stomach growling although i'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Stomach growling although i'm not hungry. What can cause this?

Normal function: Is there is not an eating disorder present this is normal. The stomach and bowels are always working and sometimes are noisy - if this is the only issue then not likely a problem. The workings of the stomach and bowel are automatic and cyclic. ...Read more

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Stomach growling problems. How not to growl so loudly in public?

Stomach growling problems.  How not to growl so loudly in public?

Find food allergy: Most people only have significant growling if they have disturbance in normal gut function. Usually undiagnosed food allergy, lack of stomach acid or pancreatic digestive enzymes, etc. Go to a4m.Com using physician locator to find a local functional medicine doc to help you evaluate gut using specialized test like diagnostechs stool or genova cdsa. I had this and figured out was gluten intolerant! ...Read more

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How can I stop my stomach growling when I am fasting , it makes some really loud noises and it is very embarassing?

How can I stop my stomach growling when I am fasting , it makes some really loud noises and it is very embarassing?

Fantastic Questions: Unfortunately they do not make a pill for this scenario. This is what happens when you fast; your body needs energy and fasting is not healthy in any way. Your body is trying to tell you something. ...Read more

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How come I have embarrassing stomach growling from holding in farts?

How come I have embarrassing stomach growling from holding in farts?

Why hold them?: Passing the gas that accumulates in your intestines from swallowed air, bacteria etc is the normal way of removing it from your body. If you are holding it in you are causing gas and fluid to squirt back thru contracting intestines, causing your noises. Better to just excuse yourself and let it pass. See this website about reducing gas : http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas. ...Read more

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Hi, is stomach growling associated with giardia?

Hi, is stomach growling associated with giardia?

Growling - yes: Giardia Lamblia is actually an intestinal infection. The parasite can cause nausea/ vomiting,diarrhea, pale greasy feces, abdominal cramping, ^ gas, bloating as well as gurgling/ growling of abdomen. ...Read more

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Hey . I have problems with stomach growling every day. Sometimes with belching too . What could be cause of this?

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I have problems with stomach growling every day. Sometimes with belching too .
What could be cause of this?

Poor digestion: As we age we do not make enough hydrochloric acid with each cooked meal take betaine hcl will help with digestion <150 pounds need 1gm > 150 pounds need 2gm and above. People with chronic infection like lyme need very high dose (upwards of 40grams need special testing). ...Read more